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WVSB692EngrossClarifying persons indicted or charged jointly for felony offense can move to have separate trial
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2020-02-29
On 1st reading, Special Calendar
WVHB2922EnrollThe purpose of this bill is to authorize a court to require participation and successful completion of a drug court program or drug treatment program in order for a defendant, pleading or being found guilty of possession of a controlled substance, no...
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2020-02-28
To Governor 2/28/20 - Senate Journal
WVSB562EngrossExpunging certain criminal convictions
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2020-02-28
On 1st reading, Special Calendar
WVHB3039EngrossThe purpose of this bill is to expand the court’s consideration of the expression of a preference by children in certain child custody matters by removing language giving priority to preferences of 14-year-old children.
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2020-02-27
Communicated to Senate
WVSB653EngrossIncreasing number of magistrates in Putnam County
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2020-02-27
To House Judiciary Committee
WVSB711EngrossRelating to juvenile jurisdiction of circuit courts
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2020-02-27
To House Judiciary Committee
WVSB732EngrossAuthorizing fee payment and expense reimbursement for attorneys who participate on court teams established by Supreme Court of Appeals
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2020-02-27
To House Judiciary Committee
WVSB246EngrossIncluding family court judges in retirement system for judges
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2020-02-26
To House Finance Committee
WVSB772EngrossClarifying American Law Institute's Restatements of Law
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2020-02-26
To House Judiciary Committee
WVSB597EngrossRelating to judicial branch members' salaries and pensions
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2020-02-18
To House Finance Committee
WVHB4706EngrossRelating to reports concerning funds due to unknown or unlocatable interest owners
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2020-02-14
To Senate Judiciary Committee
WVSB796IntroPermitting prisoners or persons charged with crime be held in jails of counties of residence
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2020-02-14
To Senate Judiciary Committee
WVSB97EngrossAllowing senior judge to continue receiving per diem compensation beyond annual salary of sitting judge due to delay by Governor in filling vacancy
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2020-02-12
To House Pensions & Retirement Committee
WVSB639IntroRelating to duties of prosecuting attorney in child abuse and neglect matters
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2020-02-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
WVSB275EngrossCreating Intermediate Court of Appeals
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2020-02-11
To House Judiciary Committee
WVSB678EngrossWaiving fines and fees for completing Getting Over Addicted Lifestyles Successfully Program
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2020-02-11
To House Judiciary Committee
WVSB670EngrossAmending service of process on nonresident persons or corporate entities
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2020-02-11
To House Judiciary Committee
WVHB4913IntroProviding a procedure for modification of a prison sentence when a person has served at least 10 years
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2020-02-11
To House Judiciary Committee
WVHB4944IntroEstablishing a procedure to name a kinship legal guardian
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2020-02-11
To House Health & Human Resources Committee
WVHB4919IntroRequiring certain identifying information of the judgment debtor
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2020-02-11
To House Judiciary Committee
WVHB4782IntroPublic Participation Protection Act
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
WVHB2164EngrossThe purpose of this bill is to clarify that appeals to the Supreme Court are a matter of right and that every party has an opportunity to be heard and to obtain a written decision on the merits of the appeal.
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2020-02-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
WVHB4704IntroRepealing statutory provisions that provide immunity from criminal prosecution or liability
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2020-02-05
To House Judiciary Committee
WVHB4550IntroProviding salary increases for magistrates, family court judges, circuit court judges, and Supreme Court justices
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2020-01-27
To House Finance Committee
WVSB602IntroRelating to judicial branch members' salaries and pensions
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2020-01-23
To Senate Judiciary Committee
WVSB140EngrossChanging rate at which certain judges are paid for mileage when traveling within state
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2020-01-20
To House Finance Committee
WVSB475IntroRequiring posting of Ten Commandments in every courthouse
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2020-01-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
WVHB4173IntroDirecting the Supreme Court of Appeals to create a pilot domestic violence court in Kanawha County
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2020-01-14
To House Judiciary Committee
WVHB4109IntroRelating to the choice of law used for contractual interpretations when deciding the comity of a legal decision in a foreign country
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2020-01-13
To House Judiciary Committee
WVSB277IntroRelating to civil asset forfeiture
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2020-01-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
WVSB276IntroCreating Intermediate Court of Appeals
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2020-01-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
WVSB254IntroAdding grievance and appellate procedures for individuals participating in DMV safety and treatment program
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2020-01-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
WVSB188IntroRequiring participation in drug court program
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2020-01-09
To Senate Judiciary Committee
WVHB2109IntroThe purpose of this bill is to extend the maximum period of confinement a judge may impose for certain, first-time probationary violations from 60 days to six months. The bill also provides judges greater sentencing discretion for certain, subsequent...
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2020-01-08
To House Judiciary Committee
WVHB2197IntroThe purpose of this bill is to increase the salaries of circuit court judges, family court judges, and magistrates by enacting into law the recommendations contained in the 2017 Final Report of the West Virginia Judicial Compensation Commission with ...
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2020-01-08
To House Judiciary Committee
WVHB2212IntroThe purpose of this bill is to requiring bail bondsman and bail bond enforcers to submit results of drug test to Chief Judge in each jurisdiction; requiring bail bondsman be subject to random drug testing; creating penalty of suspension or terminatio...
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2020-01-08
To House Prevention and Treatment of Substance Abuse Committee
WVHB2221IntroThe purpose of this bill is to reduce the cost of the fee for a state license to carry a concealed weapon.
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2020-01-08
To House Finance Committee
WVHB2133IntroThe purpose of this bill is to create a new magistrate court deputy clerk position for Marion County.
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2020-01-08
To House Political Subdivisions Committee
WVHB2222IntroThe purpose of this bill is to provide for the regulation of the bail bondsmen business by the Insurance Commissioner.
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2020-01-08
To House Banking & Insurance Committee
WVHB2029Intro The purpose of this bill is to increase the hourly rate for attorneys providing Public Defender Services for in court and out of court work. The bill permits attorneys who spend at least 1200 hours per year on court appointed cases to enroll in ...
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2020-01-08
To House Judiciary Committee
WVSB141IntroRelating generally to WV Appellate Reorganization Act of 2020
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2020-01-08
To Senate Judiciary Committee
WVHB3029IntroThe purpose of this bill is to establish minimum requirements for court reporters; to require court reporters be licensed in this state; to establish an application procedure; to establish an application fee; to require applicants who have been convi...
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2020-01-08
To House Judiciary Committee
WVHB3064IntroThe purpose of this bill is to establishes an intravenous drug user treatment and commitment process. The bill defines terms. The bill establishes a commitment procedure. The bill requires rule-making, The bill provides that an individual’s gun rig...
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2020-01-08
To House Prevention and Treatment of Substance Abuse Committee
WVHB2495IntroThe purpose of this bill is to authorize certain West Virginia courthouse security officers to carry concealed firearms; authorize arrest powers to courthouse security officers under certain circumstances; prescribe requirements for permission to car...
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2020-01-08
To House Judiciary Committee
WVSB20IntroProviding compensation to victims of abusive lawsuits
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2020-01-08
To Senate Judiciary Committee
WVHB2517IntroThe purpose of this bill is to permit salary increases for full time official court reporters based upon years of service.
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2020-01-08
To House Finance Committee
WVSB126IntroRelating generally to WV Appellate Reorganization Act of 2020
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2020-01-08
To Senate Judiciary Committee
WVHB3073IntroThe purpose of this bill is to authorize the court administrator for a circuit court to determine whether a person charged with a criminal offense is eligible for services of a public defender.
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2020-01-08
To House Judiciary Committee
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